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Student Ambassador

£21,255 - £21,255
 

Job Description

Consent Ambassadors (3 Posts Available)

About the roles

The University is committed to ensuring a safe campus for all. As part of this work the Student

 Wellbeing Service is looking to recruit Consent Ambassadors to assist in the development of preventative initiatives across the University highlighting in particular awareness raising measures on sexual consent and bystander interventions.

Due to the nature of the post, students who are available between start of September 2023 consistently through to 30 June 2024 are only eligible to apply. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept applications from students who are expected to graduate from the University in December 2023



The anticipated interview date is Friday 8th September with a start date for these posts in early September 2023. The posts will be primarily on campus.

Pay: per hour £10.90

Hours: A minimum of 10 hours per month will be guaranteed, with an increase in hours during

 busy periods.



How to Apply?

Interested applicants can apply through QWork via the link below.

Please apply through an up-to-date CV with your education and employment history, including any paid and voluntary roles you have undertaken, as well as the experience and skills you acquired.

Please submit a supporting cover letter. There is no minimum or maximum word limit, but a

 minimum suggestion would be 400+ words.

Applications close at 3rd September 2023 11:59PM (Belfast time). Late applications will not be accepted.



Please note: we strongly recommend that you complete your application beforehand in a word

 processing software such as Microsoft Word. This is so that you can perfect your application, as once it is submitted, you will be unable to amend your application thereafter.



 





MAJOR DUTIES

• To deliver peer directed learning to students on issues of consent and bystander intervention.

• The planning, promotion, delivery and evaluation of ongoing Student-led events around the issue of sexual consent, gender based violence, hate crime, bullying and harassment etc.

• To assist with the development of student resources including producing online content hosted on the Report + Support website.

• To support the Student Wellbeing Service with organising awareness raising campaigns aligned to national and international awareness days/weeks throughout the academic year.



• Assisting with the creation of informed promotional content to highlight events, website and social media

• Familiarisation of and signposting key university support services including in-course disability, Student Wellbeing, Learning Development Service and Graduate School, QUB Accommodation etc

• Work alongside key partners both internal to the University including Schools, QUBSU, Community Engagement, QUB Accommodation etc.

• Assisting with campus duties associated with the Pre-Semester Engagement Programme, orientation and settling in advice and guidance,

• To provide an excellent customer service experience to new and returning students;

• To act as an Ambassador for the University at all times when undertaking the duties of the

post;

• Proactive monitoring of key issues and trends facing students, with meaningful and effective events designed around student insight and engagement; data entry to shared spreadsheets / issues log to provide to supervisors within the Service;

• Assisting with other projects throughout the academic year that help students settle into University life and learn more about the services & support available to them (e.g. Student Disability & Wellbeing Service activity, workshops, mental health awareness campaigns etc.);

• Carry out any other duties which are appropriate to the post as may be reasonably requested by the Supervisor.



Qualifications

Qualifications

 Applicants must be registered students at Queen’s University Belfast for academic year 2023 – 2024 and for the full period that the post is available, otherwise the application will not be

 considered. (Please note, eligibility restrictions apply to PhD/MPhil applicants based on date of first registration as an undifferentiated research student, as per our code of practice and University Regulations associated with PGR students, in the first instance).

The successful applicant, for whom English is not their first language, must have achieved a minimum pass mark of 6.0 overall for their IELTS (International English Language Test Score) or equivalent. Please note a copy of your IELTS results will be requested by email to your QUB email address following submission of your application).

The successful candidate should be / have been / plan to be a resident in Belfast for their studies

 The successful candidate will commit to flexible working hours per week (£9.50/hour) from week beginning Monday 22 August 2022 until 30 June 2023, working a minimum of 10 hours per month, although hours will vary.

The successful candidate will be required to attend any relevant training required for the post.



Skills

Essential Criteria

 • Registered students at Queen’s University Belfast for academic year 2023 - 2024 and for the full period that these posts are available, otherwise the application will not be considered. (Please note, eligibility restrictions apply to PhD/MPhil applicants based on date of first registration as an undifferentiated research student, as per the University's

  code of practice and University Regulations associated with PGR students, in the first

instance).

• An awareness of, and a keen interest on the issues of sexual consent, gender based violence, bystander approach, wellbeing and mental health.



• At least three to six months experience of organising events including booking venues, communicating with attendees, preparing materials, and identifying and resolving issues as they arise;

• At least three to six months demonstrable experience of taking initiative and solving problems in a working / volunteering environment with minimal supervision;

• At least three to six months experience of posting engaging content across the main social media platforms and growing audiences;

• Experience with and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications and in the use of the internet as a tool for finding information;

• Willingness to complete the training required to undertake the role;

• Willingness and ability to work flexible hours - must be available for a minimum of 10 hours per month between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday during term time.

  Additional hours will be available during key periods during the academic year i.e. Pre- Semester/ Welcome period, St Patricks Day etc.

 Desirable Criteria

• At least three to six months previous experience of working on campaigns in relation to safe & healthy relationships, gender based violence, bystander approach and equality and diversity issues (in a paid or volunteer capacity).

• At least three to six months previous experience of supporting students or pupils, in paid or voluntary capacity in a role providing peer directed learning either in an individual or group basis.

• At least three to six months experience of writing content for publication (e.g. FAQs, Blogs, Website, leaflets), and social media;

• Evidence of creating innovative projects.

  

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POST: AHSS Student Skills Assisant x 12 (Specialists in Digital, Academic, Employability/Transversal skills)



SCHOOL/DEPT: AHSS Faculty Office



DURATION: Fixed Term until 30th June 2025 (with the possibility of contract extension through to August 2025)



WAGE: £19.23 per hour (Salary may increase as of August 2024 but will be commensurate with Queen's University's Agenda for Change)



CLOSING DATE: Midnight on Sunday16th June 2024



EXPECTED INTERVIEW DATES: Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th June 2024



NO. OF HOURS PER WEEK: Minimum of 8 hours per week (with the possibility of 10/week)



JOB TITLE: AHSS Student Skills Assisant



QUESTION? Informal queries can be directed to Aileen Carson (Employability and Skills Development Officer with AHSS) a.carson@qub.ac.uk.



 



JOB SUMMARY:



We are looking for 12 exceptional students to join our Student Skills Development Team in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS). As part of a dedicated team of Student Assistants, you'll provide peer-to-peer support and training for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate students, and to promote the student skills agenda.



The team will be made up of Digital (x4), Academic (x4) and Employability/Transversal (x4) assistants* to form the ‘Student Skills Development Team’ who will then be split into 3 sub-teams supporting either Undergraduate (UG), Post Graduate Taught (PGT), or Post Graduate Research (PGR) students across the faculty. Your responsibilities will include organising events, delivering training, offering support through 1-2-1s and group drop-in sessions, and creating engaging learning guides in written and video formats. Additionally, as a member to the Student Skills Development Team, you will actively represent the student voice in important committees and working groups, contributing to decisions that shape the future of student skills development within the AHSS Faculty and the wider university. See a summary of the overall team breakdown below:




Research Assistant in Management (up to a maximum of 40 hours per week for 10 weeks)



This part-time role (up to a maximum of 40 hours per week) will support academics in the Department of Organization, Work and Leadership with their research.



Qualifications

A Master's degree in HRM or related programme.



Skills

We are seeking applicants who wish to gain first-hand experience of conducting research in management, and who have an interest in communicating research to non-academic stakeholders.



 



This part-time role is intended for an individual who is currently on the PhD program or finishing MSc HRM (or equivalent) and who is thinking about doing a PhD.



 



This role requires prior knowledge of literature review, data collection, input and analysis via NVivo software and SPSS software. 



 



Good written and verbal communication skills are essential. Knowledge of the appropriate discipline is required.

Languages at Queen’s, in collaboration with NICILT, will be running a mentoring scheme between September 2024 and January 2025 for school pupils in year 12. The aims of the scheme will be to support GCSE pupils in French, Irish or Spanish; to help them build oral skills; to support them with areas of language learning that they find challenging; to enthuse them about language learning; to build confidence such that those who might consider taking a language at A level feel empowered to make a positive decision. Mentors will act as ‘role models and ambassadors’ to programme participants, providing potential students with an enthusiastic insight into life as a languages student at Queen’s, including the experience of studying/working abroad or in the Gaeltacht.     



 



The mentoring will be ‘one-on-two’ (one mentor to two pupils). Mentors will receive training, including in relation to the Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Groups Act. They will also give talks to cohorts of pupils in the school and will help with a taster day for Languages at Queen’s. Materials for mentoring and for the talks will be provided. This will involve a total of around 12.5 hours work.  Travel expenses will be reimbursed.  



 



 



Qualifications

Criteria:



Essential    



Applicants must be registered students of French, Irish or Spanish at Queen’s.



Applicants must have experience of working within a team.  



 



Desirable



Completion of a residence abroad or in the Gaeltacht as part of the degree (i.e. final-year students in 2024-25).



Experience of working with young people (e.g. through engagement as a volunteer, as a language assistant or tutor, or as member of a social organisation). 



Skills

Criteria:



Essential    



Applicants must be registered students of French, Irish or Spanish at Queen’s.



Applicants must have experience of working within a team.  



 



Desirable



Completion of a residence abroad or in the Gaeltacht as part of the degree (i.e. final-year students in 2024-25).



Experience of working with young people (e.g. through engagement as a volunteer, as a language assistant or tutor, or as member of a social organisation). 

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